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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

Dayton, tourism officials make new push for visitors with 'Only in Minnesota' campaign

Gov. Mark Dayton and the state's top tourism official are making a dramatic push to increase tourism with a new campaign to showcase things visitors can do only in Minnesota.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors

2 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweepMore than 65 arrested...

More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweep on Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanke held up a flier inviting anyone to come to an emergency meeting to keep heroin out of Hennepin County during a press conference, to announce that ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Minnesota Government, Hennepin County, MN

3 hrs ago |

BCA seeks public's help in finding Level 3 Sex Offender

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, has issued a Facebook posting announcing that they are currently searching for a Level 3 predatory offender, and asking for the help of the public in this search.


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7 hrs ago | Valley News Live

Henderson Charged with Attempted Murder in Deputy Shooting

The suspect in an officer-involved shooting earlier this week made his first court appearance today.


Related Topix: Norman County, MN, Fertile, MN

12 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Minnesota Pipe Line seeks to expand capacity

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Pipe Line Company plans to ask regulators for approval to nearly double the capacity of a crude oil pipeline that carries oil from Canada and North Dakota to the two refineries in the Twin Cities.


Related Topix: St. Paul Park, MN, Rosemount, MN

16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Minnesota cult leader charged with 59 sexual abuse counts over 'Maidens'

Victor Arden Barnard, 52, has been charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly abusing girls as young as 12 and 13 in a Minnesota cult.


Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Pine County, MN, Finlayson, MN

20 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Minnesota Officials Warn of Jury Duty Scam

Minnesota judicial officials are warning of a phone scam that involves jury duty.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Son admits hosting party that led to teen's death

A 19-year-old western Minnesota man has admitted that he hosted an underage drinking party attended by a star high school athlete from Dawson who was later found dead of hypothermia.


Star Tribune

Kill Kancer amps up its efforts with all-star PSA video, Cedar concert

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Soul Asylum, Music, Entertainment

City Pages

2013 was record year for chlamydia in Minnesota

New statistics released by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate both the state's chlamydia rate and the raw number of reported cases has never been higher than it was last year.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota, Human Sexuality


'Fargo' without Marge and Jerry, but with an A-list cast

Oh, jeez. That was the reaction of many when FX announced it was planning a TV series based on Joel and Ethan Coen's beloved movie "Fargo."


Related Topix: Sherlock, Entertainment, Television, Duluth, MN


Minnesota deputy shot in vest after traffic stop; two brothers in custody

A traffic stop on a rural road turned violent Tuesday morning when a man pulled a handgun on a Norman County sheriff's deputy and shot him in the back once before driving off and triggering a manhunt that involved dozens of officers, authorities said.


Related Topix: Norman County, MN, Perley, MN, Moorhead, MN, Clay County, MN


Ex-Minnesota State, Mankato coach returning to job

The football coach fired from Minnesota State, Mankato announced Tuesday that he will return to the job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Tribune

For Minnesota DFL, GOP, the race for cash is on

DFLers and Republicans are locked in a fierce fundraising battle as they enter a crucial and high-stakes phase in their quest for the governor's office and control of the Minnesota House.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors

Twin Cities Daily Planet

'Kill the lazy vermin': Genocide and the Dakota people of Minnesota

Jane Gray Swisshelm was a progressive woman in her day. She edited a newspaper in St. Cloud in the 1850s and '60s and fought for women's rights and against slavery.


Roll Call

Bachmann Endorses Emmer as Successor in Minnesota

Retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., endorsed former state Rep. Tom Emmer as her successor on Tuesday in her soon-to-be former House seat, according to a local report.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Minnesota Government

City Pages

Poll: Minnesotans remain split on same-sex marriage one year later

It's been seven months since Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke said, "I do, " becoming the first same-sex married couple in Minnesota.


Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors

The Washington Post

As blossom crowds fade, Metro will renew track work

The four-week break from Metrorail's track work program is over. This coming weekend, crews will work on four lines, with some stations closed.


Related Topix: Sports


Spring Valley, Preston, Chatfield, Lanesboro, Harmony, Mabel, Spring Grove, Minnesota

The cast of "All in the Timing" invites you to attend their production of this collection of one-act plays by American playwright David Ives, that will have the audience laughing along with the creative language and wordplay as the plays reflect on the perspectives of life and the complications involved in romantic relationships.


Related Topix: Spring Grove, MN, Mabel, MN, Houston County, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

Oh my: Obama approval rating in Minnesota 36/54

For the entire decade-plus of my blogging career, Republicans in Minnesota keep anticipating that they can turn the state red, or at least purple , in national elections.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, Minnesota Government


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